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Royals, FOX Sports Kansas City host Alphapointe

The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City today welcomed kids from Alphapointe, a non-profit group that serves people who are blind and visually impaired in Kansas City. The Forever Royal Fan Express brought the kids and their families to Kauffman Stadium, where they experienced a touch tour of the Royals Hall of Fame, played beeper ball on the Blue KC Little K, met with Royals broadcasters and took in the game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. The experience provided an up-close perspective for the young fans who enjoy Royals games through different senses. Their visit was part of FOX Sports Young Fans week, which is happening across baseball. FOX Sports Fan Express buses will help take more than 1,000 kids to games.

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Royals FanFest shows to air on FOX Sports Kansas City

FOX Sports Kansas City, the television home of the Royals, will air two shows produced around the 2015 Royals FanFest. Last weekend’s event attracted record crowds as fans gathered for the first time since October to see and celebrate the 2014 American League champions and get ready for the 2015 season.

The first show includes Royals players’ reflections on the offseason, interviews with general manager Dayton Moore and first baseman Eric Hosmer, and an introduction to the newest Royals.

The second episode features interviews with manager Ned Yost and left fielder Alex Gordon, a look at pitcher Kris Medlen and the players’ thoughts on 2015.

The Royals FanFest shows will be available on FOX Sports Kansas City and FOX Sports Midwest in western and central Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. DirecTV subscribers will find them on channel 671 and Dish customers on channel 418 or 412-08.

2015 Royals FanFest shows on FOX Sports Kansas City and FOX Sports Midwest
(times Central)
Sunday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. (episode 1)
Monday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. (episode 1)
Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m. (episode 1)
Friday, Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. (episode 1)
Friday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. (episode 2)
Sunday, Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. (episode 1)
Sunday, Feb. 15 at 12:30 p.m (episode 2)
Monday, Feb. 16 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)
Monday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 p.m. (episode 2)
Thursday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. (episode 1)
Thursday, Feb. 19 at 9:30 p.m. (episode 2)

DirecTV and Dish channels for FSKC, March 31 – April 6

DirecTV and Dish channels for the week ahead are below. Please note that on DirecTV, Royals games are now airing on channel 671-5.

Monday, March 31: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 444 or 412-32
Wednesday, April 2: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 440 or 412-28
Thursday, April 3: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 441 or 412-29
Friday, April 4: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 447 or 412-35
Saturday, April 5: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 443 or 412-31
Sunday, April 6: DirecTV 671-5 | Dish 442 or 412-30

Information for carriers besides DirecTV and Dish can be found at:

Monday’s Royals-Rangers game airs on FOX Sports Kansas City

FOX Sports Kansas City kicks off its live coverage of 2014 Royals baseball when it televises the Royals spring training game against the Texas Rangers on Monday, March 17.

Coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. CT with a special edition of Royals Live from Surprise Stadium. The game telecast starts at 8 p.m. Ryan Lefebvre and Rex Hudler call the game, with Joel Goldberg hosting Royals Live and reporting from the field.

Immediately following the game is FOX Sports Salutes the Troops, a 30-minute special chronicling the goodwill visit major league players and broadcasters made to Fort Bragg Army Base in North Carolina in February. FOX Sports Kansas City’s Rex Hudler was part of the group that brought spring training to the troops, participating in drills and sharing their big league experiences with the soldiers.

FOX Sports Kansas City airs its second spring training telecast on Tuesday, March 25 at 8 p.m. when the Royals host the Seattle Mariners. That game is preceded by a one-hour Royals Season Preview.

FOX Sports Kansas City showcases local efforts to help Oklahoma tornado victims

FOX Sports Kansas City is paying tribute to victims of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado with a special feature airing during Royals pregame coverage on July 4. Moore was hit by a devastating tornado on May 20 that took the lives of 24 people and injured hundreds.

The feature, titled “The American Way,” showcases ways the nation’s baseball and softball communities pitched in to help Oklahoma recover, rebuild, and memorialize those who were lost.

Efforts from across the country are highlighted, with a focus on the Tupin family of Blue Springs. The Tupins lived in Moore for five years, and 7-year-old Zach Tupin was close friends with Sydney Angle, a 9-year-old girl who tragically lost her life inside the Plaza Towers Elementary School. After Sydney died in the tornado, Zach raised money for equipment for Sydney’s softball team. Sydney was a star player on her softball team, and her story has drawn attention from across the country.

“The American Way” will air July 4 at 12:30 p.m. CT during the Royals Live pregame show on FOX Sports Kansas City, before the Royals host the Cleveland Indians. Zach Tupin, older brother Chris and dad Eric are scheduled to appear live during the pregame show and game.

The feature is also scheduled to air on all FOX Sports regional networks on July 4, on the FOX Saturday Baseball Game of the Week on July 6, and through the weekend on SPEED, FOX Soccer and FUEL TV.

View the national version of the feature here:

Royals Spring Training Report debuts Thursday on FOX Sports Kansas City

Gear up for the season (and warm up) with the Royals Spring Training Report, a 30-minute special, on FOX Sports Kansas City!

The show first airs this Thursday, February 28 at 10 p.m. on FOX Sports Kansas City.

The show includes:

· A one-on-one interview with new Royals ace James Shields

· An interview with GM Dayton Moore on the Royals new acquisitions

· Infielder Elliot Johnson – mic’d up for photo day

· A feature on the battle for the fifth spot in the rotation

If you can’t catch the Royals Spring Training Report on February 28, tune in on:

Friday, March 1 at 5 p.m.

Monday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Royals with six overall TV exposures this spring

The Kansas City Royals will appear on television six times during Spring Training, with telecasts on both FOX Sports Kansas City and MLB Network.

FOX Sports Kansas City, the exclusive local television home of Royals baseball, will air the March 25 game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers and the March 27 contest vs. the Chicago Cubs, both from Surprise Stadium at 8 p.m. Central.  The spring telecasts kick off a schedule that features 142 Royals games on FOX Sports Kansas City, including the Opening Day contest on April 1 at the Chicago White Sox.  A complete list of FOX Sports Kansas City telecasts for the 2013 season is available at

All MLB Network games will be carriage of local telecasts, including local announcers. The Royals March 25 and 27 contests, in addition the being telecast on FOX Sports Kansas City, will also be carried on MLB Network, but will be blacked out in the Kansas City market.

The Spring Training telecasts are as follows (all times Central):

Sunday, March 17 8:00 a.m. Royals at Chicago Cubs (ss) (MLB Network, tape-delayed of 3/16 game)

Tuesday, March 19 12:00 a.m. Royals at Texas Rangers (MLB Network, tape-delayed of 3/18 game)

Friday, March 22 3:00 p.m. Royals at Los Angeles Angels (MLB Network, Live)

Sunday, March 24 11:00 p.m. Royals at Chicago White Sox (MLB Network, tape-delayed)

Monday, March 25 8:00 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers at Royals (FOX Sports Kansas City, Live)

8:00 p.m. MLB Network, Live (blacked out in Kansas City market)

Wednesday, March 27 8:00 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Royals (FOX Sports Kansas City, Live)

Thursday, March 28 1:00 a.m. MLB Network, tape-delayed of 3/27 game, blacked out in

Kansas City market)

FOX Sports Kansas City to air Royals FanFest shows

FOX Sports Kansas City will air two shows produced from the 2013 Royals FanFest. They’ll feature interviews with Royals players, plus sights and sounds from the event.  Here’s a broadcast schedule (times Central, check your local listings):

Friday, January 25 at 5:30 p.m. (episode 1)

Monday, January 28 at 5:30 p.m. (episode 1)

Wednesday, January 30 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)

Sunday February 3 at 10 p.m. (episode 1) and 10:30 p.m. (episode 2)

Tuesday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. (episode 2)

Friday, February 8 at 4 p.m. (episode 1) and 4:30 p.m. (episode 2)

FOX Sports Kansas City to televise Royals marathon on Christmas Eve

FOX Sports Kansas City will replay five of the best Royals games of 2012 in a marathon of Royals programming on Christmas Eve.

The 10 ½ hours of baseball will start Monday, Dec. 24 at 12:30 p.m. with a replay of Royals Rewind: Season Review, a 30-minute look at the 2012 season.

Replays of five of the most compelling games televised on FSKC in 2012 will start at 1 p.m. The full schedule and game descriptions are below. Each game will be condensed into a two-hour window.

The Royals Christmas Eve marathon will be available on FOX Sports Kansas City and FOX Sports Midwest in western and central Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa.

Royals Christmas Eve marathon on FOX Sports Kansas City – Dec. 24

Times Central | Schedule subject to change

12:30 p.m.   Royals Rewind: 2012 Season Review

1 p.m.           May 3, 2012: Yankees at Royals

                     The Royals build a 4-1 lead behind Danny Duffy and hold on after great plays by Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer in the 9th for a 4-3 win.

3 p.m.           June 14, 2012: Brewers at Royals

                     Jarrod Dyson scores the game winner in a wild 9th to give the Royals the sweep.

5 p.m.           June 17, 2012: Royals at Cardinals

                     Billy Butler hits a pinch-hit homer to tie it in the 9th and the Royals win it in the 15th.

7 p.m.           Aug. 19, 2012: White Sox at Royals

                     Jeremy Guthrie carries a no-hit bid into the 7th.

9 p.m.           Aug. 28, 2012: Tigers at Royals

                     Royals score eight vs. Tigers ace Justin Verlander, and Mike Moustakas knocks in the go-ahead run in the 8th.


FOX Sports Kansas City to air Best of 2011

FOX Sports Kansas City will air a 30-minute show recapping the Royals awards winners and getting their thoughts on the 2012 season. Kansas City Royals: Best of 2011 will include interviews with Eric Hosmer, Dayton Moore, Bruce Chen, Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain, Johnny Giavotella and Ned Yost. The show premieres Sunday, Jan 22 at 9:30 p.m. on FSKC and replays several times.

Air dates for Kansas City Royals: Best of 2011 on FOX Sports Kansas City

Sunday, Jan. 22  9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 26  6:30 p.m. 

Sunday, Jan. 29  10 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 31  10 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 1  9:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, Feb. 8 9:30 p.m.


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